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Programs in Conjunction with ‘Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone’ at the Jewish Museum

Rachel Feinstein. Photo: Chris Sanders; Installation view of Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone, November 1, 2019-March 22, 2020, at the Jewish Museum, NY. Artwork © Rachel Feinstein. Photo: Tom Powel Imaging.
Rachel Feinstein. Photo: Chris Sanders; Installation view of Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone, November 1, 2019-March 22, 2020, at the Jewish Museum, NY. Artwork © Rachel Feinstein. Photo: Tom Powel Imaging.

In conjunction with the exhibition Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone, the Jewish Museum will present a series of public programs, including a comedic walkthrough of the exhibition with artist Rachel Feinstein and comedian Rachel Feinstein on January 23; a lecture and book signing with the artist on February 13; and a panel discussion with artists Rachel Feinstein and Lisa Yuskavage, filmmakers Sofia Coppola and Tamara Jenkins, and singer/songwriter Florence Welch on March 12.

Also in conjunction with the exhibition is the Museum’s popular Thursday Evening Cocktails series. For Thursdays in January and February, enjoy Rachel Feinstein’s favorite cocktail, the Negroni, an elegant apéritif made with gin, Cinzano Rosso, and Campari. Cocktails are crafted and served by Russ & Daughters at the Jewish Museum and available in the Museum’s lobby from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Further program and ticket information is available by calling 866.205.1322 or online. All programs are at the Jewish Museum, Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, Manhattan.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Writers and Artists Respond: Feinstein on Feinstein
Thursday, January 23, 6:30 pm
Free with Museum Admission; RSVP Recommended

Comedian and actress Rachel Feinstein joins her namesake, artist Rachel Feinstein, on a comedic walkthrough of Maiden, Mother, Crone. The comedian has starred in three Comedy Central specials, and appeared on The View, Inside Amy Schumer, and Crashing.

Adult Studio Workshop: Sculpting the Abstracted Figure
Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, 5:30 – 8 pm
Course Fee: $150 General; $120 Jewish Museum Members; all materials included; all skill levels welcome
In this three-session sculpture workshop taught by artist Kristen Jensen, participants draw inspiration from the distinctively abstracted human figures in Rachel Feinstein: Maiden Mother Crone, experimenting with sculptural materials to create expressive three-dimensional finished works.

Artist Talk and Book Signing: Rachel Feinstein
The Gertrude and David Fogelson Lecture
Thursday, February 13, 6:30 pm
Tickets: $18 General; $15 Students and Seniors; $12 Jewish Museum Members
Rachel Feinstein speaks on the occasion of her survey exhibition, Maiden, Mother, Crone, which brings together three decades of her interdisciplinary work. This program will be followed by a book sale and signing of the companion monograph published by Rizzoli Electa.

Dialogue and Discourse: Once Upon a Time: Narrative in Art
The Mildred and George Weissman Program
Thursday, March 12, 6:30 pm
Tickets: $18 General; $15 Students and Seniors; $12 Jewish Museum Members
Kelly Taxter, Barnett and Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art, the Jewish Museum, leads a discussion on the power of narrative with artists Rachel Feinstein and Lisa Yuskavage, filmmakers Sofia Coppola and Tamara Jenkins, and singer/songwriter Florence Welch, who all contributed to the catalog for Maiden, Mother, Crone. The group will address how storytelling propels each of their respective projects and creative practices.

Gallery Talks
Select Fridays at 2 pm
Free with Museum Admission; RSVP Recommended
Thematic explorations of select works of art in Rachel Feinstein: Maiden, Mother, Crone.

Mirrors of Civilization
Fridays, January 17, February 14, February 28, March 13

The Dark Side of Fairy Tales
Fridays, January 31, February 21, and March 6

Thursday Evening Cocktails
Enjoy signature cocktails on Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the Museum’s lobby crafted and served by Russ & Daughters at the Jewish Museum. For Thursdays in January and February, the signature cocktail, chosen by Rachel Feinstein, is the Negroni, a gin, vermouth Rosso, and Campari apéritif.

Also available are prosecco, wines, and select beers for $8. Cocktails are $10. Jewish Museum Members receive $1 off drink prices. Food is available for purchase at Russ & Daughters’ Appetizing Counter, located in the Museum’s lower level.

Support
Public Programs are made possible by endowment support from the William Petschek Family, the Trustees of the Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Foundation, Barbara and Benjamin Zucker, the late William W. Hallo, the late Susanne Hallo Kalem, the late Ruth Hallo Landman, the Marshall M. Weinberg Fund, with additional support from Marshall M. Weinberg, the Rita J., and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc., the Saul and Harriet M. Rothkopf Family Foundation, and Ellen Liman. Additional support is provided from the estate of Gaby and Curtis Hereld, Dr. Kathryn T. Farley and Dr. Richard J. Lipton and through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

About The Jewish Museum
Located on New York City’s famed Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a distinctive hub for art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. Founded in 1904, the Museum was the first institution of its kind in the United States and is one of the oldest Jewish museums in the world. Devoted to exploring art and Jewish culture from ancient to contemporary, the Museum offers diverse exhibitions and programs and maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years.

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